Understanding the Advantages of Rigid Insulation

Understanding the Advantages of Rigid Insulation

to take this course

Rigid insulations are available in many product and system configurations offering optimum performance for all types of building applications. In this one-hour course, various rigid insulation products will be discussed with an emphasis on molded polystyrene (EPS) and their specifications. Environmental factors and product comparisons will be provided. Physical properties and field performance will be examined, including a review of the factors that affect R-value.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Define types of rigid insulations used in construction
  2. Identify the environmental impact of rigid insulations
  3. Describe how age, temperature, and moisture affect R-value
  4. Explain the appropriate specifications for insulation
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(07) Thermal and Moisture Protection
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
AIA Course Number: 
Delivery Format: 
Narrated Video
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Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion